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Opening up policy making: A case study of the National Planning Policy Framework and other models of more open policy making

The civil service reform plan recognised the need to improve the quality of policy making. One of the ways it proposed to do this was by making open policy making "the default”. In our study, Opening Up Policy Making, we look in depth at the development of the National Planning Policy Framework and compare this with other ways governments have tried to open up policy making.

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